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Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 #4809215
07/09/18 01:08 PM
07/09/18 01:08 PM
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Nebraska
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Another fantastic used Purolator Boss. 50% of oil change was towing and roof cargo pod on vacation to MN. Eninge now at about 125k miles. 2011 Dodge Durango Citidal AWD 5.7L Hemi with tow package and auto level air bags
Pennzoil Platinum 0W20HM oil sent in today with TBN and Particle Count. Purolator Classic installed with Valvoline FSHM 5W20.

Last edited by wwillson; 07/09/18 01:12 PM. Reason: subject clarification
Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: Mathew_Boss] #4809346
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Great pictures and thank you.
I can't get excited by 3k miles even if it looks new which it does.
The competition is proven at over 20k.
I did over 24k on an Ultra. It looked great too.
Time will tell.


"If I walked on water, they'd say I couldn't swim."
Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: Mathew_Boss] #4809440
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Great White North.. eh
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Great White North.. eh
Picture of the seam side please.


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Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: webfors] #4809487
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Originally Posted By: webfors
Picture of the seam side please.


125k Mile 11 Dodge Durango 5.7L Hemi PP HM or QSUD 5w20 or 0w20 w/Purolator Boss or Wix XP

40k Mile 2015 Dodge Charger 3.6L Pentastar Pennzoil Platinum or QSUD 0/5W20, or 5W30
Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: Mathew_Boss] #4809491
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For a comparison this is a Fram TG on 3,001 miles.


125k Mile 11 Dodge Durango 5.7L Hemi PP HM or QSUD 5w20 or 0w20 w/Purolator Boss or Wix XP

40k Mile 2015 Dodge Charger 3.6L Pentastar Pennzoil Platinum or QSUD 0/5W20, or 5W30
Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: Mathew_Boss] #4809552
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Does the Purolator Boss have a thick or thin can?


1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 10W30
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Quaker State Ultimate Durability 5W20

Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: aquariuscsm] #4809748
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Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
Does the Purolator Boss have a thick or thin can?


It is thick and heavy. Hard on the filter cutter.


125k Mile 11 Dodge Durango 5.7L Hemi PP HM or QSUD 5w20 or 0w20 w/Purolator Boss or Wix XP

40k Mile 2015 Dodge Charger 3.6L Pentastar Pennzoil Platinum or QSUD 0/5W20, or 5W30
Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: Mathew_Boss] #4809783
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Both filters look brand new and very good as they should for such low mileage.


Nissan Altima 3.5 Coupe
Quaker State High Mileage 5w30 Purolator Boss 14610
"Treat your family like your friends and treat your friends like your family."
Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: Mathew_Boss] #4809919
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Don't you know Purolators tear? Usually after 3,000 feet? How dare you endanger your engine like that....

UFO


Looks great! Thanks for the C&P!


2006 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7 (Supertech 5w30 + OCOD)

2012 Ford Escape 3.0 (Royal Purple 0w20 + Fram Ultra)
Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: Mathew_Boss] #4810203
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The Boss pleating is as good as it gets, even at the seam. How about a picture of the top and bottom of the TG to see how the end caps fit onto the center tube? That has been my complaint with them.

Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: Mathew_Boss] #4810208
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That Boss filter looks fantastic. Thanks for sharing.


2016 Nissan Versa S 1.6L
2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i
2018 Ford F350 6.2L

Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: Mathew_Boss] #4810521
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Looks great thanks for the c&p.


2005 Chevrolet Corvette
2014 Ford F-150 4x4 supercrew
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited (wifes)
2012 Honda Civic 4 door (my daily driver)
2007 Lund Tyee Grand Sport Mercury 115HP 9.8HP
Re: Purolator Boss 3,042 Miles 5.7 [Re: Mathew_Boss] #4810791
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I love the tough structure of the Boss. Very well made filter! I really wish the efficiency ratings were equal with the Ultra. It would be my go to filter.

I have a Boss reserved for some rock climbing exercises with my Montero. Although; I have a few skid plates for protection.

Nice pics. Oil still looks new. Thanks for posting!


Respectfully,

Pajero!


Always remember "Planned obsolescence."

1994 Montero SR 3.5 DOHC, 133,xxx
Fram Ultra/ Snorkel with Pre-filter
K-9-Co-pilot

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